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Building the British Atlantic world : spaces, places, and material culture, 1600-1850

Author: Daniel Maudlin; Bernard L Herman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Series: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
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"Spanning the North Atlantic rim from Canada to Scotland, and from the Caribbean to the coast of West Africa, the British Atlantic world is deeply interconnected across its regions. ... studying the interplay between physical construction and social themes that include identity, gender, taste, domesticity, politics, and race, the authors interpret material culture in a way that particularly emphasizes the people who  Read more...
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Building the British Atlantic world.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
(OCoLC)944526154
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Maudlin; Bernard L Herman
ISBN: 9781469626826 1469626829
OCLC Number: 921310693
Description: 339 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Daniel Maudlin and Bernard L. Herman --
To build and fortify: defensive architecture in the early Atlantic colonies / Emily Mann --
Seats of government: the public buildings of British America / Carl Lounsbury --
Landscapes of the new republic at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello / Anna O. Marley --
English artisans' churches and North America: traditions of vernacular classicism in the eighteenth century / Peter Guillery --
The New England meetinghouse: an Atlantic perspective / Peter Benes --
The praying Indian towns: encounter and conversion through imposed urban space / Alison Stanley --
Tools of empire: trade, slaves, and the British forts of West Africa / Christopher DeCorse --
The Falmouth house and store: the social landscapes of Caribbean commerce in the eighteenth century / Louis P. Nelson --
Building British Atlantic port cities: Bristol and Liverpool in the eighteenth century / Kenneth Morgan --
Building status in the British Atlantic world: the gentleman's house in the English West Country and Pennsylvania / Stephen Hague --
Parlor and kitchen in the borderlands of the urban British American Atlantic world, 1670-1720 / Bernard L. Herman --
Palladianism and the villa ideal in South Carolina: the transatlantic perils of classical purity / Lee Morrissey --
Politics and place-making on the edge of empire: loyalists, highlanders, and the early farmhouses of British Canada / Daniel Maudlin.
Series Title: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Maudlin & Bernard L. Herman.

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"Spanning the North Atlantic rim from Canada to Scotland, and from the Caribbean to the coast of West Africa, the British Atlantic world is deeply interconnected across its regions. ... studying the interplay between physical construction and social themes that include identity, gender, taste, domesticity, politics, and race, the authors interpret material culture in a way that particularly emphasizes the people who built, occupied, and used the spaces and reflects the complex cultural exchanges between Britain and the New World"--
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